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3 Business Loan Application Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Published: March 1, 2022

With loan approval rates slowly climbing at the beginning of 2022, however, business owners have an opportunity to refine the application process and improve their chances of getting approved for the funds they need. Here are three common mistakes to avoid when applying for capital for your small business.

7 Ways Small-Business Owners Can Save on Taxes in 2022

Published: February 15, 2022

Here are seven things they say entrepreneurs and independent workers can do to lower their tax bills and their anxiety this filing season and in the year ahead.

Budget vs. Forecast: Key Differences You Need to Know

Published: January 5, 2022

For businesses, it's critical to have an accurate budget and an accurate forecast. This is especially true of small businesses where a single oversight can leave a business owner strapped for cash or, worse, having to let an employee go.

Small-Business Outlook: 6 Predictions for 2022

Published: December 15, 2021

What does 2022 hold for small-business owners? Will supply chain issues ease? Will hiring pick up? And what's in store for business lending absent two of the Small Business Administration's main COVID-19 relief programs? NerdWallet's business writers touch on those topics and more with their predictions for the coming year.

How to Create Growth Opportunities for Employees Even If You're a Small Company

Published: December 2, 2021

Employee advancement opportunities encourage strong job performance and motivate workers to push through complex tasks or trying times; however, small businesses may have a limited number of positions available and smaller budgets for promotions. Overcoming obstacles to internal employee development can help your company stay competitive and retain top talent.

6 Ways to Make Your Business More Agile

Published: September 17, 2021

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic was disruptive for many small businesses. However, there are insights that can be drawn from this experience - and these could help your business survive the next challenge or capitalize on an unexpected opportunity.

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